The Top Five Contenders for Big 12 Offensive and Defensive POY

Cedrick MorrisonCorrespondent IAugust 28, 2009

The Top Five Contenders for Big 12 Offensive and Defensive POY

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    OKLAHOMA CITY - MARCH 14:  DeMarre Carroll #1 of the Missouri Tigers after winning the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship at the Ford Center March 14, 2009 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

5. Sean Weatherspoon

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    DALLAS - JANUARY 01:  Quarterback Casey Dick #11 of the Arkansas Razorbacks is sacked by Sean Weatherspoon #12 of the Missouri Tigers during the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on January 1, 2008 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Ge

4. Joe Pawelek

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    WACO, TX - NOVEMBER 5:  Running back Romance Taylor #11 of the Texas Longhorns carries the ball against the Baylor Bears on November 5, 2005 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. Texas defeated Baylor 62-0.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn /Getty Images)

3. Sergio Kindle

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    LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMBER 21: Sergio Kindle #2 of the Texas Longhorns moves on the field during the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on October 21, 2006 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Longhorns defeated the Cornhuskers 22-20. (Photo by B

2. Gerald McCoy

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    BOULDER, CO - SEPTEMBER 29:  Devin Head #93 of the Colorado Buffaloes block Gerald McCoy #93 of the Oklahoma Sooners at Folsom Field on September 29, 2007 in Boulder, Colorado. Colorado defeated Oklahoma 27-24.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

1. Ndamukong Suh

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    JACKSONVILLE, FL - JANUARY 1:  Head coach Bo Pelini of the Nebraska Cornhuskers yells to his team during the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium January 1, 2009 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Gr

Now for the offensive side of the ball

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    OKLAHOMA CITY - MARCH 14:  The Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship trophy is raised by DeMarre Carroll of the Missouri Tigers at the Ford Center March 14, 2009 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

5. Dezmon Briscoe

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    LAWRENCE, KS - NOVEMBER 15:  Dezmon Briscoe #80 of the Kansas Jayhawks attempts to make a reception against the Texas Longhorns on November 15, 2008 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.  Texas defeated Kansas 35-7. (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty I

4. Robert Griffin

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    AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 8:  Quarterback Robert Griffin #10 of the Baylor Bears passes the bal downfield during the game against the Texas Longhorns on November 8, 2008 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas.  Texas won 45-21. (Photo by B

3. Dez Bryant

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    SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 30:   Wide Receiver Dez Bryant  #1 of the Oklahoma State University Cowboys catches the ball and runs in for a touchdown against the University of Oregon Ducks during the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium on December 3

2. Sam Bradford

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 08:  Sam Bradford #14 of the Oklahoma Sooners look to pass against the Florida Gators during the FedEx BCS National Championship game at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

1. Colt McCoy

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    GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 05:  Quarterback Colt McCoy #12 of the Texas Longhorns celebrates after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Game on January 5, 2009 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Longhorns defea